form, the Admiral said he was summoned on that occasion to attend the Duke of Bedford (then First Lord of the Admiralty), and being ... few days ago, in a habit of blue faced with white, the dress took the fancy of his Majesty, who has appointed it for the uniform of the Royal Navy ! ... Patterns of the garments thus prescribed were lodged at the Navy Office and at the several dockyards for inspection, 1 but no ... The uniform, 1 Some are still to be seen at the Royal United Service Institution.
|Title||:||The Royal Navy|
|Author||:||Henry Lawrence Swinburne|
|Publisher||:||London : A. and C. Black - 1907|